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Breaking news: July 4, 2020 | As it happened

The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 11 million, including more than 529,000 fatalities. More than 6,297,000 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this LIVE blog for latest on coronavirus and its global economic fallout.

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The total number of global coronavirus cases has surpassed 11 million, including more than 529,000 fatalities. More than 6,297,000 patients are reported to have recovered. Follow this breaking news blog for live updates on coronavirus pandemic as it continues to pose a challenge for health workers and scientists who are in a race against time to produce a vaccine/medicine. IndiaTvNews.com brings you the economic fallout of the COVID-19 crisis that has resulted in job losses in millions and changing the way we work. Stay Home, Stay Safe and Stay Informed as our team of dedicated editors/reporters bring you the latest news on coronavirus:

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  • 8:51 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    West Bengal reports 743 fresh COVID-19 cases and 19 deaths in 24 hrs

    743 fresh COVID-19 cases and 19 deaths have been reported in West Bengal in the last 24 hours, taking total number of cases to 21,231 and death toll to 736. Number of active cases stands at 6,329

  • 7:15 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Tamil Nadu reports 4,280 fresh COVID-19 cases and 65 deaths

    Tamil Nadu reported 4,280 fresh COVID-19 cases and 65 deaths today, taking total cases to 1,07,001 and death toll to 1,450. Number of active cases stands at 44,956: State Health Department.

  • 7:15 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Puducherry reports 80 new positive cases of COVID19, taking the total number of cases to 904 including 405 recoveries and 14 deaths.

  • 6:46 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    PM Modi asks to prepare Digital booklets documenting the relief works

    This is the biggest 'sewa yajna' in human history. I urge you to prepare Digital booklets documenting the relief works, at mandal, district, state & country levels. The booklets should be in at least 3 languages

  • 6:44 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Pay my tributes to all our workers who despite knowing the danger kept working: PM Modi

    Several of our workers despite knowing the danger, kept working in the service of people and lost their lives. I pay my tributes to all of them & express condolences to their families, PM Modi said after reviewing relief works by BJP workers during the lockdown

  • 6:29 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    People were saying COVID-19 will spread faster in eastern parts, they are wrong: PM Modi

    Many people were saying that COVID-19 will spread faster in eastern parts of the country due to high temperatures. But you all have proved it wrong," says PM Modi in Bhojpuri after reviewing relief works by Bihar BJP during lockdown.

  • 6:09 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Relaxations in Chennai lockdown to come in effect from 6th July

    Relaxations in Chennai lockdown to come in effect from 6th July. Vegetable & grocery shops allowed to open from 6 am to 6 pm, textile & hardware shops from 10 am to 6 pm, and restaurants from 6 am to 9 pm: Edappadi K Palaniswami, Tamil Nadu Chief Minister said.

  • 5:46 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani’s cousin shot dead inside his home in Kabul: Report

  • 5:19 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Rajasthan BJP has shown how to stand shoulder to shoulder with people, no matter if in power or not: PM

    Rajasthan BJP has shown how to stand shoulder to shoulder with people, no matter if we are in the power or out of the power. Very inspiring!,  PM Narendra Modi said after reviewing relief works by BJP workers in Rajasthan during the lockdown.

  • 5:04 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi to interact with BJP workers via video conferencing at ‘Seva Hi Sangathan’ programme shortly.

  • 5:04 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    21 people killed due to lightning strikes in Bihar

    21 people lost their lives due to lightning strikes in Lakhisarai, Gaya, Banka, Jamui, Samastipur, Vaishali, Nalanda, and Bhojpur districts in the last 24 hours: Bihar Disaster Management Department.

  • 5:03 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    No passenger flights to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Chennai and 3 other cities between Jul 6-19

    No flights shall operate to Kolkata from Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Chennai & Ahmedabad from 6th to 19th July 2020 or till further orders, whichever is earlier: Kolkata Airport

  • 5:02 PM (IST) Posted by Analiza Pathak

    Total lockdown in Bengaluru from 8pm tonight till Monday morning

    Complete lockdown to be imposed from 8 pm today till 5 am on Monday in Bruhat Bengaluru Mahanagara Palike (BBMP) limits, as per instructions by Karnataka Chief Minister BS Yediyurappa in view of coronavirus situation, announces BBMP Commissioner Anil Kumar. Sale of essential items will be allowed during the lockdown, including meat shops. Police action will be taken against people found roaming outside unnecessarily.

  • 2:34 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Andhra Pradesh

    Andhra Pradesh recorded 765 new COVID-19 cases and 12 deaths in the last 24 hours, taking total number of cases to 17699 out of which 9473 cases are active and 8008 have recovered. The number of deaths due to the disease rises to 218.

  • 2:33 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Rain lashes parts of Patna city today

    Rain lashes parts of Patna city today

  • 1:40 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    20 fresh COVID-19 cases in Arunachal; tally 252

    Twenty more people tested positive for COVID-19 in Arunachal Pradesh on Saturday, taking the state's tally of coronavirus patients to 252

  • 1:09 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    District admin demolishes history-sheeter Vikas Dubey's house

    House of history-sheeter Vikas Dubey, the main accused in Kanpur encounter case, being demolished by district administration. More details awaited 8 policemen were killed in the encounter which broke out when police went to arrest him in Bikaru, Kanpur yesterday.

  • 1:04 PM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Man dies of coronavirus in Pondy, 80 fresh cases recorded

    A 53-year-old man succumbed to COVID-19 at a hospital in Puducherry while 80 fresh cases were reported, pushing the infection tally in the union territory to 904.

     

     

  • 11:31 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    High tides hit Marine Drive in Mumbai | WATCH

    High tides hit Marine Drive in Mumbai, Maharashtra 

  • 10:46 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Mizoram postpones opening of schools for 2020-21 academic session

    The Mizoram government has postponed the opening of schools for the 2020-21 academic session for an indefinite period as a part of the containment
    measures to curb the coronavirus outbreak

  • 10:41 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus updates from Rajasthan

    204 new COVID-19 positive cases and 3 deaths have been reported in Rajasthan till 10:30 am today. The total number of cases stands at 19,256 including 3,461 active cases and 443 deaths

  • 10:40 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Rainfall in last 1 hour in Mumbai and around has been moderate: IMD

    Deputy Director General (DDG), India Meteorological Department (IMD), Mumbai said : "Rainfall in the last 1 hour in Mumbai and around has been moderate. Radar/satellite images indicate cloudy west coast, active monsoon. Another heavy rainfall day today."

  • 10:07 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Coronavirus cases in India

    India reports 442 deaths and highest single-day spike of 22,771 new COVID-19 cases in the last 24 hours. Positive cases stand at 648315 including 235433 active cases, 394227 cured/discharged/migrated and 18655 deaths

  • 9:43 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    PM Modi addresses the nation on Ashadha Poornima

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday addressed the nation on the occasion of Ashadha Poornima which is also known as Dharma Chakra Day. The Prime Minister began by saying, "I want to convey my greetings to all on the occasion of Ashadha Poornima today. It is also known as Guru Purnima.
    This is a day to remember our Gurus, who gave us knowledge. In that spirit, we pay homage to Lord Buddha."

    "The eight-fold path of Lord Buddha shows the way towards the well-being of many societies and nations. It highlights the importance of compassion and kindness. The teachings of Lord Buddha celebrate simplicity both in thought and action," PM Narendra Modi added.

  • 8:35 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Weather updates from Mumbai

    Brihanmumbai Municipal Corporation issued a statement: "India Meteorological Department has forecasted extremely heavy rainfall at isolated places in Mumbai today. Also, a high tide of 4.57 metres to occur at 11:38 am today. Citizens are requested to stay away from the seashore."

  • 8:01 AM (IST) Posted by Shashwat Bhandari

    Watch yoga guru Swami Ramdev's lessons on aerial yoga

    Watch yoga guru Swami Ramdev's lessons to boost immunity, maintain good health and fight coronavirus, LIVE every day at 7:58 am and repeat 5 pm, only on India TV. Watch today's show on aerial yoga | 

  • 7:51 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Heavy rain causes waterlogging in West Bengal's Silliguri

    Parts of Siliguri in West Bengal were water-logged yesterday, due to incessant rainfall in the region.

  • 7:49 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Thunderstorm with rain to occur over Meerut and adjoining areas: IMD

    Thunderstorm with rain would occur over and adjoining areas of Loharu, Mahendargarh, Narnaul, Bijnaur, Meerut, Sambhal, Chandausi, Narora, Sahaswan, during the next 2 hours

  • 7:48 AM (IST) Posted by Sushmita Panda

    Morning Brief: COVID-19 cases cross 11 million, death toll crosses 5.29 lakh

    Hello and welcome to today's live coverage of coronavirus news in India and across the world, with me, Sushmita Panda and my colleagues Himanshu Shekhar, Shashwat  Bhandari, Vani Mehrotra, Priya Jaiswal,  Sidhant Mamtany and Rashi Hardaha. You can get in touch with us directly on twitter​​ ​​@sushmitapanda@himaanshus@ShashBhandari​ @vani_mehrotra​ @priyajais@SidMamtany, and  @rashihardaha for news, tips, photos, questions and comments. Stay tuned to Indiatvnews.com (@indiatvnews) for all the latest updates on what's happening around the world. 

    Here's a quick overview: 

    The total number of global cases has surpassed 10.9 million, including more than 524,000 fatalities. More than 6,140,000 patients are reported to have recovered.

    Total positive cases country-wise:

    USA -2,837,189
    Brazil -1,501,353
    Russia- 661,165
    India- 627,168
    Spain- 297,183

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